If you don’t feel like all the bother of replacing the heatsink, you could get a fan, like a regular 80mm case fan, and like zip tie it to the card, yeah, it’s ghetto, but it might work. Check the quality settings in HL and turn them all down to diag and see if it helps. Windows XP Home Edition 5. While I had the case open I noticed that the fan on my graphics card was not spinning, so I removed my card to have a closer look. I assume you mean degrees of the CPU? Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

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I assume you mean degrees of the CPU? Hi there, I have recently been experiencing problems when playing half life 2, after around minutes of playing my screen would either just rdaeon or the monitor would go into standby with radeoon sound still looping, in both cases a manual restart was needed. Also, different cards have different heatsink mounting holes, so that could complicate things a little. The card can go bad, develop memory errors, perhaps overheating and messed up the logic circuits.

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First it took 5 min raddeon go on stand-by, now it takes about 20 minutes. Your name or email address: Whatever the case, testing with a different PS is not a bad endeavor. Radeon Dec 17, Rule out the overheat issue, with the side cover off and blow a fan on it, create as much air flow as you can, make sure no heatsinks are to hot to touch.


I am not sure if i wrote it good: Try updating your video card drivers, and other drivers for that matter. Make sure Windows itself is all up to date. Why not download service pack 2? Didn’t mean to steal the thread Upya! You could very well have an underpowered PS!

Ask a question and give support. Are you talking about HL1 or HL2? I can’t think of it offhand. Total war even now the monitor goes to stand by P.

I am gonna test with another tz a geforce 2 I know it’s verry old: But that’s a pretty big guess. If you buy a fancier video card, this should play the game better, but it will certainly draw more power then the old, and could potentially INCREASE your problem if the PS is at fault.

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Although I’m leaning towards hardware at this point, mostly heat. 960 we really need to do is try to rule out hardware versus software problem. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. Close any background processes you don’t need open while playing. Or if you don’t want to mess with anything you could get a new card.


Anything upgraded or added will draw more power.

If you just need a 40mm fan, here’s one. I than replaced the card and again played half life 2 for over a hour with the side of the case off, during this time the fan did not spin at all. Radeon Jun 10, Medlon about to throw this pc out of the window. Get the latest DirectX software installed.

Look at your PS and tell us the make and model, and all the numbers that are printed on it. Go onto Steam’s web site and do a search for “validate files” or something like that. And lastly, it could be your video card is just plain going bad, perhaps it overheated before you replaced the fan 960 did some damage?

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